Social Power Series for Mediators, Lawyers and Activists, Part 2: Power and Privilege

“Perhaps …I am the face of one of your fears. Because I am a woman, because I am black, because I am lesbian, because I am myself- A black woman warrior poet, doing my work- Come to ask you: are you doing yours?” -Audra Lorde, “Sister Outsider” Restorative justice and peacemaking are not mere […] […]

Trauma Release

I am busy with material updates for 2016 for our ADR and Mediator Training Although mediators do not assume the role of counsellor, it is important that they understand how individuals and groups behave during trauma and what the residual effects of trauma might be. Trauma is said to be anything that overwhelms our natural […] […]

ADR and Mediator Training for the rest of the year and early 2016

Friends We have completed our 5 day training program schedule for this year. Distance Learning Remains open to register and complete. 5 Day Training Early 2016 5 day training will resume in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town on the last Monday to Friday of January, February and March 2016 You can register until 25 November 2015 at […] […]

Upcoming ADR Network SA-Accredited Mediator Training

Friends A reminder of upcoming 40 hour mediator training from 3-7 August in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. The cost is R 11 999 with monthly payment options and up to 50% subsidies on motivation of financial need. The Thursday of each program covers court-annexed mediation and can be done as a one day program […] […]

Latest News: ADR Network SA and Access to Justice

Hi Friends A quick note to say that last week the Chatsworth Refugee Camp closed after 3 months negotiations with displaced foreigners. A group of 150 refugees were not willing to accept the offered repatriation or re-integration packages primarily since it would involve either going back into SA communities or returning to Burundi or DRC […] […]

5 Day Mediator Training 22-26 June 2015

Friends All those wishing to attend training next week in Durban or Johannesburg should finalize registrations ASAP. Please get an email through to for registration forms. The Thursday of each program covers court annexed mediation and may be done as a one day program for those with prior training As always, peace Sheena Jonker […]

June Mediator Training Dates

Holla Please note that the published dates for our June 5 day Mediator Training were incorrect. Training will run in Durban/Joburg and Cape Town from 22-26 June (not 20-24 June) 2015 Court Annexed Mediation will be covered on Thursday 25 June in each region For registration forms please email Peace Sheena 0843773340   […]

Featured Mediators

Our featured mediator section runs weekly on our blog and all social pages. To feature please email Previously featured mediators: ROGER ADAMS has worked in Student Affairs for 25 years dealing mostly with Student Leaders in areas such as mentoring, training, mediation and team building. He has served as the Chairperson of the UCT […] […]

Mediator Training Next week, Featured Mediator Tomorrow and other Updates

Holla! 1. Mediator Training in Johannesburg next week If you still wish to join next week’s full five day mediator training program or the Thursday one day Court Annexed Mediator Program in Joburg, please get in touch on The training takes places at a venue in Auckland Park and trainees will tour the Constitutional […] […]

Featured Mediator Section

Holla! Just a reminder that Wednesday is our Featured Mediator Day so we feature a number of our Registered Panel Mediators from various regions. To feature, you must be part of our panel and your updated bio must be in by 12pm on Tuesday The feature goes out to all our subscriber lists, my blog […] […]